Posted: Thu 18th Jan 2018

‘Ring of Steel’ – Police operation in Saltney yesterday targeted vehicles coming in and out of the town

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 18th, 2018

Police from South Flintshire police team carried out an operation in Saltney on Wednesday arresting one person for alleged positive drug driving and finding a ‘suspicious’ male who they say was part of an organised crime group. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers surrounded the area and targeted vehicles coming in and out of the town in an operation named ‘Ring of steel’ ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson for South Flintshire police team said; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

‘The following offences were dealt with 1 person was arrested for positive drug driving, no insurance, 2 speeding offences, 1 section 5 public order and 2 searches for possession of drugs. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Also whilst officers were buying their lunch in Morrison’s they were approached by a member of staff who were suspicious of a male collecting for a charity. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This male was part of an organised crime group from Lancashire who was up to no good. Charity bucket seized and further enquires to be completed.’ ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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